Community Management of inland Fisheries in India and Bangladesh

Research output: Book/ReportBook


Inland fisheries have the characteractics of common-pool resources such as joint consumption and subtractability of resource flows. This creates problems of management either by state authorities or private owners. In recent years, community-based fisheries management projects have become widespread in developing countries and shown considerable success. This book deals with community-based fisheries management (CBFM) in Bangladesh and a fisher cooperative (TMS) in Madhya Pradesh, India. It focuses on the impact of community management on efficiency in resource use, well-being of the poor and sustainability of the resource base.It further investiges the role of external agents in promoting sustainable community institutions.


  • Alia Ahmad
Research areas and keywords

Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Economics


  • common-pool respources, social capital, NGOs, CBOs
Original languageEnglish
PublisherConcept Publishing Company, India
Publication statusAccepted/In press - 2009
Publication categoryResearch